Cake ingredients:

2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup half & half 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 large egg 2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

Topping ingredients:

1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 cup cold butter, cut into pieces

Heat oven to 375°F. Grease and flour 8-inch square baking pan; set aside.

Combine all cake ingredients except blueberries in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Gently fold in blueberries. Spread batter into prepared pan.

Stir together all topping ingredients except butter in bowl; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle mixture over batter. Bake 40-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Recipe courtesy of Bettina Tolin, Executive Chef at Marcello’s Italian Restaurant in Port Isabel.

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